William Morgan Bagley, Jr.
Retired Winthrop and East Boston pharmacist and former Chief of Staff for Head of State Administration Mass. House of Representatives
William Morgan Bagley, Jr. or “Bill” as he was lovingly known, passed away suddenly and peacefully, surrounded by his family, on March 13 in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was 71 years old. He was born in Winthrop on January 8, 1944, grew up in East Boston and lived for nearly 20 years in London, Hong Kong and Dalian, China before recently settling in West Palm Beach, Florida. Bill was a Registered Pharmacist, graduating from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy following graduation from Boston College High School. He practiced pharmacy in drug stores in East Boston and Winthrop from the 1960s through the 1980s. He was active in state-wide politics including election to the Massachusetts Democratic Election Committee in Ward One, East Boston and acted as campaign chairman of many successful election and re-election campaigns. After retiring from pharmacy, he accepted the position of Chief of Staff for the head of State Administration in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. After retirement, Billy joined his wife, Carol in London where she worked for Fidelity Investments. From that point forward they lived abroad, travelling extensively throughout Europe and Asia. Always sartorial and congenial, Bill was legendary for his uncurbed enthusiasm, limitless generosity and good nature. He always had a smile and a good word for everyone. Bill’s passion for life was almost matched by his love of playing golf. But his greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and friends. Bill Bagley’s life inspired us all. Bill was the son of the late Attorney William M. Bagley and the late Grace E. (Snow) Bagley of East Boston, He and his wife, Carol A. Vahey, originally from Chelsea, shared 43 years together. Bill is also survived by his sister Dorothy R. Goodwin and her husband, Robert H. of Melrose; his brothers: Robert H. Bagley of Winthrop, Frederick D. Bagley and his wife, Paula J. of Naples, FL, Thomas R. Bagley and his wife, Mary J. of Delray Beach, FL. and his sister, Patricia G. Granara and her husband, Richard A. of Melrose. Bill was uncle and granduncle to many nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Celebration of Life Mass on Saturday, March 21 at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 250 Revere St., Revere. Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted and interment is private. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranches, Inc., P.O. Box 2000 Boys Ranch, FL 32064-9984. Arrangements are in the care of: The Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, of Revere. For more information, please visit www.vertuccioandsmith.com
New England Telephone retiree
Irene L. (Paige) Daily of Winthrop, formerly of Revere, passed away suddenly at home on March 16. She was 88 years old. Irene retired from New England Telephone Co. where she worked as a telephone operator. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America-Local 2222 I.B.E.W. The beloved wife of Charles H. Daily, she was born in East Boston, the cherished daughter of the late Francis and Louise Paige. She was the devoted mother of Irene L. Doucette of Winthrop, Jacqueline A. LeClair and her husband, Richard of Waltham, and Lisa A. Talacci and her husband, Anthony of Cohasset; adored grandmother of Michael DiCarlo Jr., Jack and Charlie LeClair, and Katie and Danny Talacci and dear sister of the late Beatrice Morris, William and Robert Paige. Her Funeral will be held from the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home, 210 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Friday, March 20 at 9 a.m. A Funeral Mass will follow in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will take place in Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section). Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home today, Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice. For guestbook and directions, please visit,www.mauricekirbyfh.com.
Active parishioner at St. John the Evangelist Church
Eleanor A. Garland of Cottage Park Road, Winthrop, passed away at the Whidden Hospital in Everett on March 14. She was 88 years old. Born in East Boston, the beloved daughter of the late Catherine H. (Johnson) and John Christopher, she has been a resident of Winthrop since childhood. She spent a number of years working as a sales clerk in The Spinning Wheel, a card and novelty store once in Winthrop Center. She was very active at St. John the Evangelist Church, especially with the St. Vincent DePaul Society. A daily communicant, she also served as a Eucharistic minister and took great delight in preparing the weekly parish bulletin. She was the devoted wife of the late Earl F. Garland and was also predeceased by her ex-husband Robert E. Dalton. She was the devoted mother of the late Christine M. (Dalton) Cresta and her husband, James Cresta, Stephen J. Dalton and his wife Marianne Dalton, and David J. Dalton; the step mother of Bruce C. Garland and William E. Garland; the dear sister of the late Mary P. Christopher, the late Barbara Stuart, the late John A. Christopher, and the late Edna Berryman. She is survived by six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on March 18. Rev. Charles Bourke celebrated the service and offered prayers at the interment in the Cross St. section of Winthrop Cemetery.To sign the online guestbook, go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Retired office clerk
Marie J. Impemba of Saratoga St., East Boston passed away at the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on March 12, 2015. She was 93 years old. Born in Boston, she worked as a clerk for an office supply store for many years. She was the devoted wife of the late Victor Impemba and the loving mother of Victor Impemba and his wife Jeri of Fayetteville, North Carolina and Robert Impemba and his wife Marianne of Winthrop. She was the cherished grandmother of Robert, Jill, Rhonda, Darren, Michelle and Victoria. She is also the great grandmother of Taylor, Giada, Michael and Jackson. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the funeral mass in the St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:00 AM. The interment will follow the mass in the Cross St. section of Winthrop Cemetery. For directions or to sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.
Guy A. Frizzi III
Guy A. Frizzi III died unexpectedly on March 14. He was 43 years old. The husband of Kerri D. (Zenus) Frizzi, he was born in Lynn, the son of the late Dolores (Marabello) Frizzi and raised in Winthrop. He was a graduate of Winthrop High School and a construction worker. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Emilio Frizzi; two sisters; Jeannie Coffey of Revere and Donna Alioto and her husband, Stephen of Winthrop; nieces and nephews: William Coffey, Ashley Coffey, Shawna Alioto, Karly Alioto, Gianna Zenus, Zoey Johnson and Logan Johnson. Guy was the son in law of Michael and Sherrie Zenus of Saugus. Visiting hours will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., Saugus today, Thursday, March 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited. His Funeral will be held from the funeral home on Friday, March 20 at 8 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus, at 9 a.m. For condolences: www.BisbeePorcella.com.
Longtime MGH employee
Marsha E. Egan of Mermaid Avenue, Winthrop passed away at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston on March 14. She was 67 years old. Born in Winthrop, the beloved daughter of the late Mary A. (Crowley) and William Kennedy, she was a resident of Winthrop and formerly of East Bridgewater and was employed for many years as a medical assistant at the Massachusetts General Hospital. She also worked for several years as a secretary for the MacDonald Funeral Home in Weymouth. She was the devoted wife of Charles E. Egan and the loving mother of Robert W. Egan of Winthrop; the dear sister of Mary J. Russel of Florida and is also survived by many cousins. Funeral services were conducted from the Ernest P. Caggiano and Son-O’Maley Funeral Home, Winthrop on March 17. Rev Peter Graziano celebrated the service and offered prayers at the interment in the Cross Street section of Winthrop Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600 Boston MA 02114.To sign the online guestbook go to www.caggianofuneralhome.com.